An Insider's Guide to Waterloo Region

Interesting places on and off the beaten track

Archive for the ‘Parks’ Category

Cricket at Waterloo Park

Cricket warmups

Playing fields are gradually drying out and sports teams are getting a late start on their outdoor seasons. Cricket games are played at Waterloo Park throughout the summer months. This is a game I know very little about but it looks more interesting to me than football. ;-)

Cricket game in progress at Waterloo Park

Directions to Waterloo Park

Written by Ruth

June 1, 2011 at 9:37 pm

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The cool, wet spring has made the grass very green but has delayed the opening of fruit tree blossoms. They will soon be at their peak in the region. This picture was taken in the rain yesterday at Lakeside Park in Kitchener.

Written by Ruth

May 24, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Sunshine and Blue Sky!

Kitchener offers over 30 miles of community trails throughout the city suitable for walking, jogging, bicycling, walking the dog or even bird watching. The trails are well-marked and groomed with stone. Maps of the trail system are on the Grand River Transit maps which can be obtained for $2 each at Kitchener Community Services, 7th floor of City Hall or the Transit Terminal on Charles Street in Kitchener. (source)

It was a treat to see a few hours of sunshine this evening after almost a week of rain.

Written by Ruth

May 19, 2011 at 11:00 pm

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Great Blue Heron at Lakeside Park

Written by Ruth

May 18, 2011 at 7:00 pm

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A Walk Before Work

These pictures were taken early this morning along the boardwalk at Riverside Park in Cambridge. The birds and other animals were not looking for human handouts but were busy singing, making nests and feasting on new plant growth.

Written by Ruth

May 11, 2011 at 6:38 pm

Posted in Low cost or Free, Parks, Trails

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